Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad A31 Notebook ?

A31 comes up with no media hardware

\015 A31 comes up with no multimedia media hardware\015

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The multimedia hardware refers to the DVD/CD drive.
\015\012This drive could be faulty or it needs reseating.
\015\012Remove this drive and insert it into the laptop again. There is a small slide button next to the drive near the RH corner, slide it and a drive tab will pop out. pull the tab and the drive will slide out, press it back in and the tab. Bootup the laptop and put a CD or DVD into the drive to see if it works again, if not then it most likely is faulty.
\015\012If possible put this drive into another A31 laptop to test.
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